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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
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Posted - 02/01/2011 :  14:11:42  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
So get your beer and your pork rinds and your greasy chunks of ground fatburger and buns ready. Soon, you will be able to imagine yourself at a tailgate party in some TX parking lot or other. You might get drunk and miss the game, small loss, and wake up in your chair wondering how you got there, and why your digestive system is in revolt. And why your spouse snarls at you every time she walks by.

Maybe, you think, they showed a charming, little nipple during the half-time dry orgasm, and you freakin' missed it! Bummer!

Actually, Jackson was wearing a pastie that time, so her otherwise attractive boob looked like it had a Borg implant. Also bummer.

But take heart; you might have been at the game, if you are in a relatively high income bracket, and able, if you are an idiot, to sample some of the outside attractions that have little to do with tailgates and football. That parking lot is gonna be Pimp City.
Hey! Super Bowl 666 (sorry – Super Bowl DCLXVI) is just days away. Which group of plus-sized men wearing leggings and suffering from multiple concussions/severe dementia will win? And will there be a multitude of funny beer commercials, for Rancid Piss Lite, et cetera, for all the miserable people watching on their HD wide-screens at home? And will U2 play the bongos on Janet Jackson’s exposed nipples, during the MTV “halftime show”? And will lots of peeling middle-aged men eat buckets of chicken-fried Crisco and have sex with child sex slaves? This is America, so obviously “yes.”

The New York Times sent a crackerjack reporter down to Arlington, Texas — the host city for this year’s entertainment orgy — to investigate the food scene, so that people will know where to go for the best heart disease in town. (This same newspaper also sent their best reporter to Iraq in 2003, to find out if there were Weapons of Mass Destruction. Haha, just kidding.) But did you know that there’s also a lot of sex trafficking that takes place before, during and after America’s favorite sports spectacle?

I'm not a football freak, but I watch a game now and then. Will I watch the Super Bowl? Probably not. It's usually a pretty dull game, unlike the playoffs, which can be very good -- even exciting.

So, if anyone's going to Arlington, TX this weekend, I wish them all the joy of it and advise them to take along their own penicillin, just in case.




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Ebone4rock
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USA
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Posted - 02/01/2011 :  14:45:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Ebone4rock a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Filthy,
You don't know how badly I've been wanting to rant about this subject. I live in Green Bay. Just normal life around here revolves around the Packers. Get far enough into the playoffs and it becomes a bonfide mania. We have been described as a " Drinking town with a football problem".

News story this morning " Massive discombobulation in Egypt. How will this affect Aaron Rogers throwing arm?"

Seriously this time of year just makes me want to puke. I have no problem with fooball as a game but this town just lives and breathes football.
I kind of feel bad for my wife who wants so badly to go out on game days to join in on the hysteria. I just don't have it in me to join the mindless green & gold wearing hordes although I did take her to a game this season.

I cannot frickin' wait till the Super Bowl is over.

Haole with heart, thats all I'll ever be. I'm not a part of the North Shore society. Stuck on the shoulder, that's where you'll find me. Digging for scraps with the kooks in line. -Offspring
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H. Humbert
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USA
4574 Posts

Posted - 02/01/2011 :  15:48:28   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send H. Humbert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Nothing to do with the main post but: I had friends in college who, on football Sundays in the dead of winter, would place the television set in their front window, bundle up in warm clothes, then go outside and watch from the game from the front porch while drinking beer.


"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true." --Demosthenes

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool." --Richard P. Feynman

"Face facts with dignity." --found inside a fortune cookie
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Ebone4rock
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USA
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Posted - 02/01/2011 :  15:53:26   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Ebone4rock a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by H. Humbert

Nothing to do with the main post but: I had friends in college who, on football Sundays in the dead of winter, would place the television set in their front window, bundle up in warm clothes, then go outside and watch from the game from the front porch while drinking beer.




I assume your friends were from Wisconsin?

Haole with heart, thats all I'll ever be. I'm not a part of the North Shore society. Stuck on the shoulder, that's where you'll find me. Digging for scraps with the kooks in line. -Offspring
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H. Humbert
SFN Die Hard

USA
4574 Posts

Posted - 02/01/2011 :  16:11:14   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send H. Humbert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Ebone4rock
I assume your friends were from Wisconsin?
Nah, my hometown is Cleveland. Go Browns!


"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true." --Demosthenes

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool." --Richard P. Feynman

"Face facts with dignity." --found inside a fortune cookie
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the_ignored
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Posted - 02/01/2011 :  17:27:33   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by H. Humbert

Nothing to do with the main post but: I had friends in college who, on football Sundays in the dead of winter, would place the television set in their front window, bundle up in warm clothes, then go outside and watch from the game from the front porch while drinking beer.




Even less to do with the main post; the Edmonton Oilers NHL Hockey team now has cheerleaders.




>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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The Rat
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Canada
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Posted - 02/03/2011 :  06:45:00   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit The Rat's Homepage Send The Rat a Private Message  Reply with Quote

Football? The season already ended on November 28th when the Montreal Alouettes beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 21 to 18.

Sheesh, get with the program.


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the_ignored
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Posted - 02/03/2011 :  09:10:06   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by The Rat


Football? The season already ended on November 28th when the Montreal Alouettes beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 21 to 18.

Sheesh, get with the program.



The season would have ended at that same time regardless of whoever won that game.


>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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Cuneiformist
The Imperfectionist

USA
4954 Posts

Posted - 02/03/2011 :  14:20:29   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Cuneiformist a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Over at Football Outsiders, they briefly talked about some Super Bowl myths as a lead-in to their game preview. It seems that there is reason to cast down on the now common notion that during Super Bowl week, the host city is inundated with all sorts of prostitutes and under-age sex slaves...
The hookers are coming! The hookers are coming! Or maybe they aren't.

Last November, Dallas police sergeant Louis Felini announced that he anticipated between 50,000 and 100,000 prostitutes descending upon his city for the Super Bowl. According to the Dallas Women's Institute, 38,000 of those prostitutes would be underage. Dallas, like the host cities of past Super Bowls, braced for a Category 5 hooker storm.

The problem is that it is all nonsense. Peter Kotz of the Dallas Observer does such an incredible, hilarious job debunking the hooker myth that I don't dare steal one of his insights. OK, I will steal one: The Dallas Women's Institute calculated their underage prostitute estimate by looking at advertisements by back-page escort services and guessing the age of the ladies in the photos. It was well-intentioned but overwhelmingly distorted activism masquerading as data analysis.

I haven't gotten to the discussion of debunking the myth yet (I still have to prepare for class this afternoon) but I hope to this evening...
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rosstyler
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USA
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Posted - 02/05/2011 :  10:05:54   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send rosstyler a Private Message  Reply with Quote
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